This program is 29 minutes long
(Cairo: Clarissa Ward) The unrest in Egypt reviewed; scenes shown of the protests; details given about resignations of Morsi’s ministers and the response from the Muslim Brotherhood to the military’s threat. [Retired Gen. Sameh Seif ELYAZAL- says Morsi made many mistakes and the streets of Egypt are not safe.] [Morsi SUPPORTER – says we will confront the military.] Morsi’s address to the nation noted.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The administration’s decision to delay the employer mandate under the Affordable Care Act featured; details given about the concerns of small employers.
(Congress, Arizona: John Blackstone) The battle against the massive Yarnell fire in Arizona featured; details given about the impact of the heat and the winds and about the investigation into the deaths of 19 Hotshot firefighters; scenes shown of a community meeting in Yarnell, charred homes, flames; graphic shown to illustrate what happened to the Hotshots. [Incident commander Clay TEMPLIN- notes the fire can be very quiet and in seconds turn into a raging brushfire.] [Homeowner Ed FLAVEL- comments.]
(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) Photo shown of a memorial for the Granite Mountain Hotshots in Prescott, Arizona.
(Prescott, Arizona: Carter Evans) The lives of some of the fallen hotshots reviewed; photos shown of Andrew Ashcraft, Chris MacKenzie, Billy Warneke. [Ashcraft’s widow Juliann ASHCRAFT– talks about Andrew and their family.] Andrew’s last message to Juliann noted.
(New York: Anthony Mason) The reasons behind the pickup in auto sales examined; details given of Ford’s plans to add a 3rd shift to make F-150 trucks in Kansas City; sales figures cited. [Ford employees Colleen TAYLOR, Terrell CHRISTIAN- comment.] [Ford CEO Alan MULALLY- notes the role of the improving economy and housing market in the surge in truck sales.]
(Outside Tulsa, Oklahoma: Elaine Quijano) The Supreme Court ruling in the Baby Veronica custody battle between biological father Dusten Brown, a Cherokee Indian, and adoptive parents Matt & Melanie Capobianco reviewed; details given about the law that protects children of Native Americans from being separated from their families & tribes; photos shown of majority & dissenting Justices; opinion from Justice Samuel Alito and statement from the Capobiancos quoted. [BROWN – explains what happened.]
(Freeport, Maine: Michelle Miller) Maine’s Freeport Flag Ladies, who have held up the American flag on Main Street every Tuesday since 9/11, featured; scenes shown of Flag Ladies Elaine Greene, Carmen Footer, & JoAnn Miller; details given about how they also visit schools, churches & community events and greet flights leaving & returning from overseas. [Flag LADIES – explain why they do it.] [GREENE – recalls a phone call from the father of a soldier who was killed.]